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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Sinabung volcano eruptions:
2013-ongoing, 2010
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBS ON WEBCAM TO FL180 OBS VA DTG: 27/2315Z

Tuesday Dec 27, 2016 23:30 PM |

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 27 Dec 2016
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 27 Dec 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 23:16 UTC, 27/12/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161227/2315Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/403
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBS ON WEBCAM TO FL180
OBS VA DTG: 27/2315Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL180 300/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0515Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/1115Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/1715Z NO VA EXP
RMK: ERUPTION OBSERVED ON WEBCAM 27/2301Z, ERUPTION HAS NOW
CEASED AND EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HRS. VA UNABLE TO
BE IDENTIFIED ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD OBSCURATION.
HEIGHT ESTIMATED FROM WEBCAM AND MODEL WINDS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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